Research Assistant

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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Research
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ1436
Closing Date: 19-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $66,699 - $80,987
Job Duration: until 30 June 2019
Attachments: Position Description - DJ1436 - Research Assistant - Crime Statistics Agency - VPS Grade 3 .docx (Word, 122KB)

Contact: Melanie Millsteed on (03) 8684 1828

Position Details

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) is a business unit within the Department of Justice and Regulation, with responsibility for the publication of crime statistics independent of Victoria police, to assist law enforcement policy and improve public access to data. The CSA also conducts in-depth research, evaluation and analysis to inform the public about crime trends and support justice policy and planning.

A Research Assistant is sought to work within the Research and Evaluation team of the CSA from January 2019 until 30 June 2019. The Research and Evaluation team undertakes research and evaluation to inform key stakeholders and the community about key issues in crime and justice. The Research Assistant will be expected to support the team to plan and conduct high-quality research and evaluation projects.

This position may require the successful applicant to obtain a negative vetting level 1 security clearance.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

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